The Place-Names of Wales

Hywel Wyn Owen

The Place-Names of Wales

Hywel Wyn Owen

Distributed for University of Wales Press

136 pages | 5 x 7 3/4 | © 2015
Paper $20.00 ISBN: 9781783161645 Published May 2015 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Originally published in 1998, this book offers a comprehensive account of place-names in Wales, presenting historical background and analysis alongside the latest understandings of linguistic elements and development and comparative analysis of other, similar place-names. This new edition adds some thirty place-names, while also taking account of recent research developments.
Contents
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Abbreviations for the pre-1974 counties of Wales
Map of pre-1974 counties of Wales
Place-names
Further reading
Index
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